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Sharpshooter Challenges in Redemption 2 are gameplay challenges which involve weapon accuracy, mainly with firearms, in the single-player of Red Dead Redemption 2.

These challenges must be done in order, progress made before they are activated does not count.

Challenges

  • Rank 1: Kill three flying birds.
  • Rank 2: Kill two different animal species in the same Dead Eye use.
  • Rank 3: Kill five flying birds while on a moving train.
  • Rank 4: Kill an enemy at least 80 feet away with a thrown tomahawk.
  • Rank 5: Kill six animals without switching or reloading your weapon.
  • Rank 6: Kill someone at least 660 feet away with a long scoped rifle.
  • Rank 7: Get seven headshots in a row.
  • Rank 8: Disarm three enemies without reloading or switching your weapon.
  • Rank 9: Shoot three people's hats off in the same Dead Eye use.
  • Rank 10: Kill three flying birds with three consecutive long scoped shots.

Rank 1

Kill three flying birds.

Reward: Sharpshooter Bandolier

Rank 2

Kill two different animal species in the same Dead Eye use.

Reward: 25 Dead Eye XP and $5

Rank 3

Kill five flying birds while on a moving train.

Reward: Sharpshooter Holster

Rank 4

Kill an enemy at least 80 feet away with a thrown tomahawk.

Reward: 50 Dead Eye XP and $10

Rank 5

Kill six animals without switching or reloading your weapon.

Reward: 50 Dead Eye XP and $10

Rank 6

Kill someone at least 660 feet away with a long scoped rifle.

Reward: 100 Dead Eye XP and $15

Using a rolling block rifle, fully upgraded, with high velocity ammo is recommended but it can be achieved with less upgrades. Hanging Dog Ranch is a good place as there is a long-range, flat area and you won't lose honor or attract any unwanted attention. For this location you need to stand approximately just above the first e in creek on the south of the river and adjust as necessary, the log for the challenge will give you a distance when you get a kill.

The rifle used must have a long scope attached, or else the distance will not be counted.

Rank 7

Get seven headshots in a row.

Reward: Sharpshooter Off-Hand Holster

Rank 8

Disarm three enemies without reloading or switching your weapon.

Reward: 100 Dead Eye XP and $15

Do not go in and out of dead-eye as this reloads your weapon

Rank 9

Shoot three people's hats off in the same Dead Eye use.

Reward: 150 Dead Eye XP and $20

Use a shotgun that has at least 3 consecutive shots (eg. semi-auto) from a medium distance, paint the targets heads with dead-eye.

The south side of Valentine station usually has a few people stood around or walking by. Despite it being a populated area you can escape quickly to the south.

Rank 10

Kill three flying birds with three consecutive long scoped shots.

Reward: Sharpshooter Gun Belt

You can go in and out of scope. South of Heartland Oil Fields by the 'W' on the map is a very good spot for having a lot of birds flying around. Otherwise, a spot by a river or lake with resting birds can work well.

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